Written by Dr. Gina Reghetti, D.O.
What is Osteopathic Medicine? There are two types of medical doctors in the United States of America. The Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (Osteopaths), with the degree designation of (D.O.), and there are the Allopathic Physicians and Surgeons (Allopaths), with the degree designation of (M.D.)
What is the difference? The Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons are the “true” American doctors, as their philosophy and medical schools originated in America over one hundred years ago.